If you're planning on throwing a carnival party, check out these 23 fun carnival games and party activities to keep your guests entertained.
Carnival games are always the best part of a carnival-themed party. Kids love them and there's always a prize for everyone!
So, take a trip down memory lane, and go through all the awesome carnival games we've found to your party the greatest one in town.
We've old favorites, such as a duck shooting gallery, a beanbag toss, tic-tac-toe, balloon darts, to name just a few...
Have Fun With These 23 Carnival Games Party Supplies!
Download them for free, print them out, cut them out, and use them to decorate your party.
The set includes circus carnival cupcake toppers, water bottle wrappers, tinted cards, a mini happy birthday banner, and some circus carnival/ straw flags to decorate your drinks.
Stack up these wonderful circus-themed cans to form a pyramid, and let your guests have a go, throwing bean bags at them to knock them down.
Make a line on the ground with some string, or even a twig, so people know where to stand.
Each player gets three tries at throwing a bean bag at the cans. Each can is worth a point.
Keep score and whoever ends the game with the most points wins a prize!
Each player earns points for every duck they dunk and wins a prize according to their final score.
This shooting gallery comes with either a NERF gun or some bean bags.
This game comes with a Nerf gun, but you can easily use a cork gun or a toy crossbow instead.
5: Tattoo BoothFor more carnival fun, treat your guests to a trip to a tattoo booth where they can get tatted up with some temporary tattoo transfers.
Use some circus-inspired tattoos to match your theme!
6: Tic-Tac-ToeTic-Tac-Toe is a classic that everyone loves to play, and is great for all ages.
Each player stands behind a line and gets 3 shots at throwing a ball into the slots.
The aim is to get a straight line, be it horizontal, vertical, or diagonal, so they win a prize!
This 3-in-1 pack has everything you need for hours of fun: 10 colorful 5" rings, 10 2" bean bags, and 6 traffic cones.
Hang a bunch of colorful balloons in this stand and leave some darts out for your guests to have a go, seeing who can pop the most balloons!
The prize goes to whomever pops the most!
Place a small ping pong ball over all the numbers, and give each player a couple of turns to try and find matching numbers by removing two balls at a time.
The more matching numbers found by the end of the game the bigger the prize!
12: Candy Match GameLike with the previous game, for this one, your guests must lift the lollipops out of the slot.
If they pull two lollipops with the same marking or tag, they win a prize! Plus, they get lollipops too!
10: Bacon Run GameA Bacon run game is always such a laugh because you never know who's going to win!
Each player has their own pig, which they turn on and place on the track.
The first pig to reach the finish line and knock over an apple wins.
The game comes with 4 pigs and 4 wooden red apples.
11: Ring TossA ring toss is another carnival classic party game where the player gets a set number of rings.
The aim is to get as many rings as possible on each peg to win a prize.
13: Cornhole DecalsThis next game is a must-have at a carnival party.
Each player gets a couple of tries at tossing a bean bag into the hole of a corn hole board for maximum points to win a prize.
It's such a fun game that everyone is going to want to have a try at!
To play, each person stands at a distance and tries (3 times) to toss a beanbag through the open holes in the banner.
The score corresponds to the numbers for each hole. Whoever gets the most points wins a prize.
15: Hoop ShootA hoop shoot is another carnival classic, where each player aims for the hoop from a distance to win a cool prize.
Everyone is going to want to try this!
16: Ten Pin BowlingTen Pin Bowling is a blast!
Each one of the two players must try to knock down as many pins as they can and whomever gets the highest score wins.
If they manage to knock down all of them on the 1st try then that's called a "strike" and they win a fab prize.
17: Spill the MilkThis next game is similar to Ten Pin Bowling, but in Spill the Milk, each player has one toss to try and knock down all 3 milk bottles off the pedestal.
Whoever wins gets the prize!
It's a great keepsake they can take home to remember their fab day!
These wooden booths really do bring your carnival party to life.
This lil big top carnival package includes 2 carnival game booths, 1 ticket booth, and 1 medium-sized bounce house.
The PDF project instruction guide includes a parts list and a suppliers list with links to online stores.
The parts plans are only for the construction of the PVC frames and the required fittings.
21: Carnival SignsOnce you've got all your carnival party games and booths, you'll now need signs to help point your guests in the right direction.
This printable set is a great decorative piece that is just what you need at your carnival party!
The printable party sign pack includes signs for Bean Bag Toss, Ring Toss, Duck Pond, Balloon Animals, and a Guessing Game.
Print out this sheet of vintage tickets and hand a bunch out to your guests so they can get in the carnival mood and use them for each game.